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By George di Giovanni

ISBN-10: 0521099811

ISBN-13: 9780521099813

ISBN-10: 0521844517

ISBN-13: 9780521844512

The theologians of the past due German Enlightenment observed in Kant's Critique of natural cause a brand new rational defence in their Christian religion. in truth, Kant's severe conception of which means and ethical legislations absolutely subverted the spirit of that religion. This demanding new research examines the contribution made by way of the Critique of natural cause to this modification of which means. George di Giovanni stresses the innovative personality of Kant's severe idea but additionally unearths how this idea was once being held hostage to unwarranted metaphysical assumptions that prompted a lot confusion and rendered the 1st Critique at risk of being reabsorbed into modes of suggestion standard of Enlightenment renowned philosophy. among the amazing good points of this publication are nuanced interpretations of Jacobi and Reinhold, a lucid exposition of Fichte's early suggestion, and a unprecedented, designated account of Enlightenment well known philosophy.

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